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Royal Armouries is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, and managed by a directorate under the leadership of the Director General and Master of the Armouries.

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Too hot to handle

Before the Smith & Wesson .44 Magnum revolver the most powerful handgun in the world was the Mars pistol. It was so powerful that during testing in 1906, the Royal Navy vowed never to fire it again.